Dec 25, 2012 4:00pm PST
on top of what is happening right now. a lot still happening. michael put this thing out and show us the lightning here. last 10 minutes on the stroke lightning strike. a lot of action going on. heavy storms. lightning bolts up thomasville and jackson and mcintosh. these are also very dangerous part of any system. we always get -- we have a nasty system come through. a lot of lightning strikes. we almost always get homes struck by lightning that can do damage like wind damage. a lot of possibility of rotating storms still in this. michael, widen me out and let's get into the summary view of what is happening here currently at this moment. mainly for washington is the and back into parts of clark county. then we have severe thunderstorm county. these are four mississippi county. that's important. this is important change. what happens when we start to get the back end of the line, squall line. the cold front is behind this. that's when we see warnings start to turn from tornado warnings into severe thunderstorm warnings. and the reason that is is because we get a more linear nature to
Dec 25, 2012 2:00am PST
dispatcher, just 19 years old and lieutenant michael chiparini, an officer with the webster, new york police department. both men died at the scene >> you know, these people get up in the middle of the night to put out fires. don't expect to be shot and killed. it's a very difficult situation. >> especially coming on christmas eve. the suspect eventually killed himself. the two wounded fire fighters have been identified as theodore scardino and joseph ohofstetter and they are recovering from gunshot wounds. no word of a possible motive. >> terrible story. a week before the fiscal cliff, tax hikes for all americans and spending cuts that could pull the economy back into recession. ho, ho, ho. that makes everybody happy on christmas morning. president obama spent christmas eve playing a round of golf with friends and the democratic senate looks like the only hope for crushing the deadlock. our white house correspondent brianna keilar maybe with a little bit of news which is pathetic because it's talks within the democratic party, but at least they are talking. >> reporter: that's right. is it
Dec 27, 2012 11:00pm EST
, michael jordan, the king of the bulls, oprah winfrey had her show, and barack obama who came anonymously. and he is arguably today's most influential. >> host: in chicago community organizer, you quote him. saying that obama was one of the most cautious people i ever met in my life. he was never willing to to take risks, vote a straight nomination of someone who would have to weigh everything to death, and then take a dramatic risk at the end. >> guest: that sounds like president obama, too. some ways that characteristic can be looked at as his life and career. but as a community organizer, the whole notion and method for community organizing was to take action, and you have to seize it. he was one of his mentors. barack obama was sort of a different sort. looking for ways to not confront in other ways. i can be >> host: while he was there as a community organizer, what was the president's life like? >> guest: he lived in hyde park. a great part of the city, it is notoriously known as a city in the united states. hyde park was a pocket of immigration. seems very comfortable there. he wou
Dec 28, 2012 6:00am EST
. chicago was the place to be at that point as i right in the book. three people arrived in chicago, michael jordan came during that period, and barack obama came anonymously and arguably today. >> host: jerry gelman, a chicago community organizer, said obama was one of the most cautious people i have ever met in my life. he was not unwilling to take risks but was a strange combination of someone who would have to weigh everything to death and then take a dramatic risk at the end. >> guest: that sounds like president obama too. in some ways that characteristic can be looked at in his life and career. as a community organizer, the whole notion, the method for community organizing was to take action, our does not exist in a vacuum. youpower does not exist in a vacuum. you have to seize it. cameron was one of his bosses during that period, barack was a different story. he was looking for ways to not confront but achieved in other ways. that can be frustrating at times but help him get where he wanted to go. >> host: when he was there as a community organizer what was the president's life like?